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Martin Barre Performs Classic Jethro Tull

M, 2020

23sep8:00 pmMartin Barre Performs Classic Jethro TullThe Ridgefield Playhouse

Event Details

Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre will be joined by a full band that includes longtime Tull bandmates Dee Palmer and Clive Bunker for a night of classic Jethro Tull – “Aqualung,” “Bungle in the Jungle,” “Locomotive Breath,” “Cross Eyed Mary” and more!

In 1969, a band of four English musicians arrived in New York and literally took America by  storm. Over the next 50 years, this legendary band accumulated over 65 million record sales and  a following of loyal fans that are the envy of rock bands worldwide! This band was Jethro Tull. At the center of Tull’s unique sound is guitarist Martin Barre, renowned for his formidable  mastery of historic rifts, power chords and soaring melodic solos. Martin is celebrating the history of Jethro Tull, with a ‘Tour of Tours’. He will be bringing a  spectacular show with his touring band, featuring Dan Crisp on lead vocals, Alan Thomson on  keyboard, Darby Todd on Drums, with Becca Langsford and Alex Hart on vocals. Plus, two very  special guests – Dee Palmer and Clive Bunker; both of whom performed with Tull for many  years and were an important part of their success.    The show will also feature a special multimedia presentation that, together with the music,  highlights the 50 years of Jethro Tull musical career.  It is the most significant Tull show of the past two decades, truly a very special concert that will  do justice to the legend.

Clive Bunker ​- was the original drummer with Tull and played on Stand Up, Benefit & Aqualung  he was part of the original band that stormed the USA from 1969     Dee Palmer​ –  arranged string, brass, and woodwind parts for Jethro Tull songs in the late 1960s  through to the present day.  Formally joining the group in 1976, playing keyboards on albums  including Songs from The Wood, Heavy Horses & Stormwatch.

Time

(Wednesday) 8:00 pm

Location

The Ridgefield Playhouse

80 East Ridge, Ridgefield CT 06877

Organizer

The Ridgefield PlayhousePhone: (203) 438-5795 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield CT 06877

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